The Leesfield Family Foundation announces its partnership with OneOrlando Fund and the Dallas Foundation

“The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference.” -Elie Wiesel; The Leesfield Family Foundation announces its partnership with OneOrlando Fund and the Dallas Foundation In an immediate response to the terrorist massacre in Orlando, Florida, the Trustees of the Leesfield Family Foundation announced their support of OneOrlando Fund, to assist the victims and families of…

LFF responds to Louisiana Disaster Victims

During the past days, relentless rain and rising rivers have destroyed communities across southern Louisiana, forcing thousands of its residents to evacuate, leaving behind their homes and valuable belongings. Many are fortunate to have friends and families who were not affected and have offered a safe refuge, but there are others who have fled to…

Estevan Fernandez, a first year law student at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA is awarded the 2016 AAJ/Leesfield Law Student Scholarship

This year commemorates the 25th annual American Association for Justice/Leesfield Law Student Scholarship. On July 23, 2016, during AAJ’s Annual Convention held in Los Angeles, CA, Chair Ira Leesfield presented the award to Estevan Fernandez, a first year law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA. It was Estevan’s law professor, John Nockleby, Director…

LFF presents major grant to The Sundari Foundation (Lotus House)

The Leesfield Family Foundation’s mission statement is “Generosity, Warmth and Reassurance” with an emphasis on supporting organizations concerned with women and children’s needs. This year, LFF announced its major grant to a unique organization located in Miami’s poorest neighborhood which serves as a safe haven to indigent women and children, providing shelter, education and resources…

LFF supports Americans For Immigrant Justice

For the past 26 years, the Leesfield Family Foundation has contributed to a number of causes through local, national and international organizations primarily focusing on women’s and children’s issues, youth activities and education. As we presently face an uphill battle with our nation’s immigration system, LFF is honored to support the very important work of…

Florida Association of Women Lawyers Honors Ira Leesfield With The Honorable Theodore Klein Award

MIAMI, FL – December 2, 2015 The Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) recognized Attorney Ira Leesfield, Managing Partner at Leesfield Scolaro, P.A. with the Honorable Theodore Klein Award at their 33rd Annual Judicial Reception and Scholarship Presentations event held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. This Award recognizes a lawyer or judge in…

The Leesfield Family Foundation continues its commitment to help bring awareness and funding to the Children’s Home Society of Florida in its effort to “Embrace Children, Inspire Lives.”

The Leesfield Family Foundation was once again a “Key Lime Sponsor” at the Children’s Home Society “Claws for a Cause” dinner held on October 14, 2015, at the historic Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant on Miami Beach. Over 300 guests convened  for the most important annual fundraiser.   Trustees Ira and Cynthia Leesfield were honored to participate…

Leesfield Family Foundation announces grant to Lawyers for Children America.

The Leesfield Family Foundation concentrates on local, national and international organizations dedicated to help the less fortunate, with a special emphasis supporting organizations concerned with children’s health, education and social needs. Most recently, LFF announced its community grant to Lawyers for Children America (LFCA), a non-profit child advocacy organization which provides pro bono legal representation…

LFF IN THE NEWS – 25 Years of Caring

On May 16, 2015, the Leesfield Family Foundation celebrates a quarter of a century of caring and  supporting those less fortunate in the South Florida community.  On April 16, 2015, Foundation Chair Ira Leesfield was the keynote speaker to the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Industry Icon Series for the Business and Professional…